Sitka SAFV

Zane Jones Civic, Housing, Renovation Leave a Comment

Sitka Against Family Violence Shelter Expansion “Projects like SAFV are spirit-lifters because you know that at the end of the job your work makes a difference in people’s lives. It went from a dark, dreary and unsafe building to warm, inviting and a postive physical environemnt that encourages healing and inspiration to improve their lives. We had a fantastic team, …

Lemon Creek Master Planning

Zane Jones Civic, Master Planning, Waterfront Design Leave a Comment

The Lemon Creek Area Plan strives to encourage future development that should protect its cultural and natural resources, provide for quality housing, and walkable, bikeable, safe neighborhoods, while sustaining its position as an attractive area for local businesses — Juneau’s midtown. The community of Juneau should use the plan to pursue ongoing solutions to enhance the livability and functionality of …

Petersburg Municipal Building

Zane Jones Civic, Offices, Renovation Leave a Comment

This $7M project, was a comprehensive renovation that provides a new police station and municipal offices for Petersburg Borough. The 17,500 sq.ft. project was a cost-effective reutilization of 1960s steel frame and foundation, repurposed to a state-of-the art building with high insulation values, and efficient new mechanical and electrical systems. Interior spaces were totally reconfigured to provide a simple and …

Soldotna Visitor Center

Zane Jones Civic, Commercial, Tourism Leave a Comment

Soldotna Visitor Center MRV initially worked with the Foraker Group to conceptually study and cost estimate a Visitor Center for Soldotna. MRV Architects has assisted on this project through Programming, Conceptual Design, and Schematic Design. The overall size totals 9,800 sf. with an 1,800 sf. alternative including a large primary meeting and ballroom space, smaller break-out spaces, including an active …

Eaglecrest Cabin

Zane Jones Civic, Tourism Leave a Comment

The Eaglecrest Hilda Dam Cabin is a pro bono design for the Juneau Community Foundation. It first opened Saturday September 28th, 2019 with a big celebration and ribbon cutting. MRV is proud to have been the architects selected. The design by architect Zane Jones of MRV was selected from a friendly competition among local architects. Huge thanks to an amazing …

Housing First – Phase One

Zane Jones Civic, Housing Leave a Comment

MRV created the plans for Housing First Phase I, and is now in the process of design for the Phase II expansion.  Phase I provided 32 units of housing for Juneau’s most vulnerable un-housed population.  Residents have an alcohol dependency and many concurrent issues, including mental health concerns. The facility provides small independent apartment units, in a secure setting with …

Sheet’ka Kwaán Naa Kahídi Community House

Zane Jones Alaska Native, Civic Leave a Comment

MRV Architects designed the Sitka Tribe of Alaska Community House, featuring a traditional Tlingit long house form, and support spaces including offices, gift/sales and kitchen. The facility has served as a cultural center-piece for the Sitka Tribe of Alaska, expanding offerings through dance, performance arts, and storytelling. The small urban site is culturally significant, representing the old village center. The …

Cordova Center

Cordova Center

Zane Jones Civic, LEED Certified, Libraries, Waterfront Design

The Cordova Center is an ambitious multi-use community facility combining library, museum, performing arts, meeting space, and municipal offices to service this small fishing community. The 33,000 SF project is located on a formerly-vacant site in the center of Cordova’s Main Street, helping strengthen the city core.  The four-story facility provides a critical pedestrian link between the lower working water …